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Famous Quotes & Quotations About The Devil:

An apology for the Devil: It must be remembered that we have heard only one side of the case. God has written all the books.
~ Samuel Butler.

And the Devil did grin, for his darling sin is pride that apes humility.
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge Quotes.

From his brimstone bed at break of day
A walking the Devil is gone,
To visit his snug little farm the earth,
And see how his stock goes on.
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge Quotes.

God and the devil: I got one on each shoulder.
~ Brandon Flowers.

In every man's heart there is a devil, but we do not know the man as bad until the devil is roused.
~ James Oliver Curwood.

Many human beings need no supernatural mentoring to commit acts of savagery; some people are devils in their own right, their telltale horns having grown inward to facilitate their disguise.
~ Thomas Dean Koontz.

Satan’s successes are the greatest when he appears with the name of God on his lips.
~ Mahatma Gandhi Quotes.

Talk of the devil, and his horns appear.
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge Quotes.

Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance.
~ Ambrose Bierce Quotes.

The devil is a cross between a really good used-car salesman and a game-show host, but with a lot more style and charm.There's a little Cary Grant thrown in there too.
~ Ray Wise.

The Devil is in the details.
~ Author Unknown.

The devil keeps man from good with a thousand machinations spewed from his belly, so that when a person sighs to do good, he pierces him with his shafts; and when he desires to embrace God with his whole heart in love, he subjects him to poisonous tribulations, seeking to pervert good work before God.And when a person seeks the viridity of virtue, the devil tells him that he does not know what he is doing, and he teaches him that he can set his own law for himself.
~ Hildegard of Bindon.

The devil loves nothing better than the intolerance of reformers.
~ James Russell Lowell.

The Devil's most devilish when respectable.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning.

The fiend in his own shape is less hideous than when he rages in the breast of man.
~ Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Those who consider the Devil to be a partisan of Evil and angels to be warriors for Good accept the demagogy of the angels. Things are clearly more complicated.
~ Milan Kundera.

We are all acquainted with demons, aren't we? Sometimes they are more subtle than the Devil in person.They are those things that clutch at us, strangle us, force us to obey them.They control us with great delight, and finally they own us. Demons are certainly as much around today as they were in Jesus' day.They are more subtle, perhaps, and so we think we have outgrown them. Because we call them by other names, we have a way of missing them. But there is still a great force surrounding us that tries to push us into what is not of God.
~ Macrina Widerkehr.

When a man hurries, the devil smiles.
~ Polish Proverb.

When the Angels arrive, the devils leave.
~ Egyptian Proverb.

Wherever God erects a house of prayer,
The Devil always builds a chapel there;
And 'twill be found, upon examination,
The latter has the largest congregation.
~ Daniel Defoe.

With God, what is terrible is that one never knows whether it's not just a trick of the devil.
~ Jean Anouilh.

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